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[audio]Earth Day and Maker Faire -- Groks Science Show 2006-04-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Organizations across the country are sponsoring activities for Earth Day. On this episode, Erica Pringsheim-Moore from the California State Parks Foundation joined us to talk about their activities. Also, Max Rosenblum talked with Dan Woods about Make Magazine's Maker Faire.
Keywords: science; environment
Downloads: 4,089
[audio]Earthquake Prediction -- Groks Science Show 2004-08-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Predicting earthquakes is of prime importance to urban regions situated near fault zones. The science behind these methods was explored with the recent recipient of the prestigious Japan Academy Prize, Prof. Hiroo Kanamori.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,696
[audio]Eben Moglen - Opening Keynote @ WOS3 - Audio - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Opening Keynote Eben Moglen, Professor of Law & Legal History, Columbia Law School, General Counsel & Board Member, Free Software Foundation, New York
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 4,250
[audio]Ebola: Science and Politics -- Groks Science Show 2014-09-17 - Samantha Thomas
The Ebola virus has been making headlines since early 2014 with news of vaccines, treatments, and failing efforts to control the spread of the virus in West Africa. Here today to discuss the science and politics of the Ebola virus is Dr. Brenda Wilson, Professor of Microbiology at the University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign. We’ll talk about the biology of the Ebola virus, the three newest treatments for those infected, and predictions about the outbreak’s future. 
Keywords: Ebola; Ebola virus; Brenda Wilson; microbiology; Ebola outbreak; Africa
Downloads: 1,150
[audio]Eco Barons -- Groks Science Show 2009-05-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Although alleviating the changes to the global environment may seem like a daunting task for an individual, many enterprising people have decided to take on the challenge. On this program, Edward Humes discussed the new generation of Eco Barons.
Keywords: science; environment; ecology; conservation; groks
Downloads: 4,729
[audio]Ecotwaza -- Groks Science Show 2010-02-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Our consumer driven economies are imposing an enormous burden on the environment. Can traditional Japanese practices help us live more sustainably and comfortably? Reina Otsuka and Nanao Sonobe joins us to talk about Ecotwaza.
Keywords: science; environment; japan; groks
Downloads: 3,421 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Edge of Science -- Groks Science Show 2008-09-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
From killer viruses to the infinite digits of pi, science is continually confronting the unknown. But, what science uncovers may be unsettling at times. On this program, Richard Preston discussed journeys to the edge of science in Panic in Level 4.
Keywords: science; viruses; computers; genetics
Downloads: 5,813
[audio]Efficient Energy -- Groks Science Show 2004-09-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
With currently diminishing energy resources, the search for alternative energy sources is of prime importance. But, often lost in the debate is the role of efficient energy use. Steve Nadel talks about energy efficiency in America.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,646
[audio]Egyptology -- Groks Science Show 2004-06-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Egypt continues to intrigue archaeologists with its seemingly endless supply of artifacts. Many recent findings are shedding new light on this ancient society. We discussed this issue with Mark Rose, editor of Archaeology magazine.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,923
[audio]Einstein and his miraculous year -- Groks Science Show 2005-11-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
In the year 1905, Albert Einstein published five papers that changed the face of modern physics and led to two Nobel Prizes, including one for Einstein himself. On this program, Prof. John Stachel discussed Einstein and the importance of each of these papers.
Keywords: Science; physics; relativity; Einstein
Downloads: 9,273 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Einstein and Theology -- Groks Science Show 2005-12-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Besides his physical theories, Einstein is also well known for his considered pacificism. With the world year of physics drawing to a close, we explored Einstein and his theology with our guest John Brinster.
Keywords: Science; physics; Einstein; theology; pacificism
Downloads: 4,412
[audio]Einstein's Jewish Science -- Groks Science Show 2012-07-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The theory of relativity is a landmark in modern physics, but one that can not be divorced from the socio-political climate of its time. On this program, Dr. Steven Gimbel discusses Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the intersection of politics and religion.
Keywords: science; Einstein; physics; Judaism; politics; religion; groks
Downloads: 2,332
[audio]Electric Cars -- Groks Sciene Show 2011-12-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The electric car has seen some fals starts, but new technical advances and changes to the global environment are propelling the adoption of these vehicles. On this program, Jim Motavalli discussed the new developments in the electric car.
Keywords: science; technology; electric cars; groks
Downloads: 3,603 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Electronic Commerce -- Groks Science Show 2004-05-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Electronic commerce is rapidly replacing traditional avenues for retail sales. However, the full potential of this technology has yet to be fully realized. On this program, we discussed the organizational aspects of e-commerce with Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,852
[audio]Electronic Junk Mail -- Groks Science Show 2004-07-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While electronic mail has revolutionized global communication, its ubiquity is not without a cost...spam. How does one deal with the ever growing amounts of electronic junk mail. On this program, we featured one innovative approach.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,655
[audio]Embalming -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Embalming is a complex technique for preserving organic tissue specimens. This show featured a discussion of a novel application of embalming techniques.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 330
[audio]Emotional Anatomy -- Groks Science Show 2009-11-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Emotions are widely regarded as simply products of the normal operations of the higher centers of the brain. But the role of sensory signals in eliciting emotional responses may be of even greater relevance. On this program, Michael Jawer discussed the anatomy of emotion.
Keywords: anatomy; anomalous sensitivity; Emotions; ESP; groks; neurobiology; psychology; science
Downloads: 4,275
[audio]Emotional Design -- Groks Science Show 2004-07-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Technological gadgets promise to ease the burden of every day living, but often prove more trouble than they are worth. On this week's program, we explored making technology more fun and user-friendly with Prof. Donald Norman from Northwestern University.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,507
[audio]Empathy in Rats -- Groks Science Show 2012-01-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Empathic motivations for pro-social behaviours are unique to humans... or are they? Dr. Peggy Mason joins us to discuss empathy and pro-social behaviour in rats.
Keywords: empathy; pro-social; behaviour; behavior; rats; science; Mason; Groks
Downloads: 2,569
[audio]Energy Efficiency -- Groks Science Show 2007-08-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
How does the US stack up to others in energy efficiency? Arthur Rosenfeld joined us again to discuss some of the encouraging lessons in energy development around the world.
Keywords: science; global warming; energy
Downloads: 6,120
[audio]Energy Policy -- Groks Science Show 2007-06-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Setting energy policy continues to be a challenge for government officials. On this program, Dr. Arthur Rosenfeld, California Energy Commissioner, discussed energy policy.
Keywords: science; energy; policy
Downloads: 5,481
[audio]Energy Switch -- Groks Science Show 2006-11-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While the United States has lagged in deploying renewable energy into its economy, others have pursued a more aggressive policy of lowering greenhouse gas emissions. On this program, Craig Morris discussed Germany's move toward solar and wind power.
Keywords: science; renewable energy; solar; wind; Germany
Downloads: 4,467
[movies]Enki Boehm @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Privacy Enhancing Technologies Enki Boehm, Quintessenz and Teso Security, Vienna
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 150
[audio]Environmental Biodiversity -- Groks Science Show 2011-04-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The changes to the environment caused by global warming have complex effects on the ecosystems of the earth. On this program, Richard Pearson discussed the effects of climate change on biodiversity.
Keywords: science; environment; biodiversity; extinction; groks
Downloads: 2,724
[audio]Environmental Policy -- Groks Science Show 2002-11-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The adverse changes to the global climate will require widespread measures to halt their effects. However, legislating these changes is perhaps even more challenging than the science needed to reverse these trends. This show featured a discussion of legislating environmental policy.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 255
[audio]Environmental Policy -- Groks Science Show 2002-11-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The adverse changes to the global climate will require widespread measures to halt. However, legislating these changes is perhaps even more challenging than the science needed to reverse these trends. This show featured a discussion of legislating environmental policy.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,670
[audio]Environmental Policy -- Groks Science Show 2004-02-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The problems facing the earth's environment will rely on scientific solutions from numerous disciplines. Integrating these solutions with political resources remains a major challenge for the future, and was the focus of this discussion with Nobel Laureate, Prof. Y.T. Lee.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,325
[audio]Environmental Science -- Groks Science Show 2002-12-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Maintaining the earth's environment is a critical scientific and political issue. On this program, Prof. Hoffman discussesd current research directed at maintaining the earth's environment.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,956
[audio]EPA Energy Efficiency -- Groks Science Show 2004-05-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The growing limitation on energy resources does not necessitate an increase in energy production. An increase in efficiency may resolve many of these difficulties. On this program, the former director of the EPA, Dr. John Hoffman, discussed efficient energy use.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,312
[audio]Equations -- Groks Science Show 2012-04-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Mathematical equations often seem abstruse and disconnected from the real world, however many of these have changed the word we live in. On this program, Prof. Ian Stewart discussed the equations that changed the world.
Keywords: science; technology; mathematics; equations; groks
Downloads: 2,502
[audio]Essential Engineering -- Groks Science Show 2010-03-31 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Engineering is often regarded as the practical implementation of scientific theories. On this program, Prof. Henry Petroski discussed the essential engineer.
Keywords: science; technology; engineering; groks
Downloads: 3,917
[audio]Essential Oils -- Groks Science Show 2011-01-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The common cold and flu are major disrupters of daily life and result in several man-hours of lost productivity. But, what if these could be prevented? On this program, Cass Ingram discussed essential oil treatments for the cold and flu.
Keywords: science; essential oils; oregano; cold; flu; groks
Downloads: 3,249
[audio]Estimation -- Groks Science Show 2009-11-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
How many people are having sex at this instant? How many piano tuners are in the city of Chicago? How can we come up with reasonable estimates to questions like these? On this program, Dr. Aaron Santos discussed how to estimate anything.
Keywords: science; mathematics; estimation; order or magnitude; fermi method; groks
Downloads: 4,287
[audio]Eternity Soup -- Groks Science Show 2010-03-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Longevity is a fashionable subject in the popular press. But, what is the scientific evidence supporting popular anti-aging approaches? And, can the country support an expanding elderly population. On this program, Greg Critser discussed Eternity Soup.
Keywords: science; longevity; anti-aging; aging; medicine; groks
Downloads: 4,004
[audio]Ethan Zuckerman @ WOS 3 - Audio - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Globalization II. Bridging the Digital Divide Ethan Zuckerman Founder Geekcorps, Boston
Keywords: Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 240
[movies]Ethan Zuckerman @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Globalization II. Bridging the Digital Divide Ethan Zuckerman Founder Geekcorps, Boston
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 187
[audio]Ethanol Production -- Groks Science Show 2009-03-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The search for alternative fuel sources is a major concern, and ethanol is a factor in this new energy market. New technologies for converting cellulose to ethanol may help supply much of the demand. On this program, Arnold Klann discussed bluefire ethanol.
Keywords: science; ethanol; alternative fuels; environment
Downloads: 5,244
[audio]Euclidean Space -- Groks Science Show 2013-04-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Euclidean geometry seems fundamental to the way the world operated, so much so that we often take for granted its basic tenets. On this program, Dr. David Berlinski discussed his book, The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements.
Keywords: science; geometry; math; euclidl; groks
Downloads: 2,112
[audio]Everyday Equations -- Groks Science Show 2007-02-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Do I have a chance with them? Should I drink the milk at the back of the refrigerator? Solving everyday problems like these can be especially problematic without the proper tools. Luckily, math can provide the answer. On this program, Garth Sundem discussed mathematical solutions to everyday problems.
Keywords: science; mathematics; everyday
Downloads: 6,625
[audio]Everyday Survival -- Groks Science Show 2008-12-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The ability to rapidly adapt to the environment is a hallmark of most higher organisms. However, humans have created special challenges to surviving in the modern landscape. On this program, Laurence Gonzales discussed everyday survival.
Keywords: science; sociology; environment
Downloads: 6,174
[audio]Everything Pill -- Groks Science Show 2013-11-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The range of mental conditions is part of daily life, but at what point do downturns become pathological? On this program, Dr. Steven Walker discussed weighing therapy and pharmaceutical treatments for mental conditions.
Keywords: science; psychology; groks
Downloads: 1,328
[audio]Evolution -- Groks Science Show 2010-10-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The theory of evolution continues to be supported by the weight of scientific evidence, yet the basic concepts and principles behind the theory continue to be misunderstood, ignored, or misstated. On this program, Prof. Richard Dawkins discussed The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution.
Keywords: science; biology; evolution; natural selection; dawkins; richard dawkins; groks
Downloads: 3,905 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Evolution of the Eye -- Groks Science Show 2014-01-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The wide array of eye designs in the animal kingdom reflects the critical role that sight plays in the well-being of an animal. Today, ophthamologist  Dr. Ivan Schwab tells us the story of eye evolution, beginning with the first photoreceptive compounds and taking us through some of the most interesting and strange eyes known. We'll also learn a bit about our own eyes, how they work, and how we compare to other animals. 
Keywords: Groks; Groks Science Show; eye; evolution; Ivan Schwab
Downloads: 1,390
[audio]Evolution versus ID -- Groks Science Show 2007-07-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Evolution continues to be a contentious idea in modern society, especially in the United States, where it has spurred numerous legal battles over the right to teach the competing concept of Intelligent Design in public schools. On this program, Matthew Chapman discussed evolution vs. intelligent design in the Kitzmiller v. Dover Board of Education case.
Keywords: science; evolution; intelligent design; kitzmiller; dover
Downloads: 7,448
[audio]Evolutionary Truth -- Groks Science Show 2009-02-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Darwin Day, celebrated on Feb. 12, marks the 200th birthday anniversary of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of his famed publication, On the Origin of Species. Yet, despite the overwhelming evidence supporting the modern evolutionary theory, controversy still abounds. On this program, Prof. Jerry Coyne from the University of Chicago discussed why evolution is true.
Keywords: science; evolution; darwin; natural selection; biology
Downloads: 5,850 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Exercising Brain -- Groks Science Show 2008-06-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While exercise is widely known to be beneficial for physical health, it can also greatly improve mental abilities as well. On this program, Dr. John Ratey discussed the effects of exercise on the brain.
Keywords: science; exercise; neuroscience
Downloads: 4,366 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Experimental Particle Physics -- Groks Science Show 2005-05-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Fundamental particle physics is replete with novel theories that are merely academic until experimentally verified by high energy particle colliders. On this program, Prof. Michael Peskin from the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center discussed these experimental techniques.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,827
[audio]Exploration at NASA -- Groks Science Show 2005-09-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Despite the setbacks with the space shuttle, NASA is continuing to expand its missions in other ways. On this program, George Larson, editor of Air and Space Smithsonian magazine, discussed the recent developments at NASA
Downloads: 3,882
[audio]Exploring the Deep Sea Abyss -- Groks Science Show 2005-08-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Deep sea exploration was pioneered by two men, William Beebe and Otis Barton. The remarkable story of their journey into the abyss was discussed on this program with Brad Matsen.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 6,205
[audio]Extrasolar Planets -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Astronomers have been able to use multiple techniques to demonstrate the existence of planets outside of our atmosphere. This show featured a discussion of the most recently discovered planets, and what this means for cosmology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 265
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